Feature Pattern of the Week - The "It" Sweater in Rasta
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Strathcona Sweater & The Elora Slouchy Toque by Tara-Lynn Morrison
Malabrigo Rasta, color Whole Grain
Stay in or go out in the Strathcona Sweater by Tara-Lynn Morrison of Good Night, Day Knitting Patterns. A deliciously cozy piece to wear, the sweater is knit seamlessly, in the round from the top down. Using only 4-6 skeins of quick knitting Malabrigo Rasta, it is the perfect weekend instant gratification knit that can be worn now.
Designer Tara-Lynn is passionate about creating approachable, straightforward & accessible knitting patterns that emphasize a beautiful minimalism. To view her gorgeous portfolio of knitting patterns, visit her Ravelry page.
Here is a quick shopping list to get started knitting these stunning pieces!
Strathcona Sweater Materials:
XXS/XS (S/M, L/XL, XXL/XXXL)
Finished Bust: 38” (42”, 47.5”, 53”)
Finished Length: 17” (19”, 21”, 23”)
*Model is 5’9, wearing S/M size
- 4 (5, 5, 6) skeins Malabrigo Rasta, photo in color Whole Grain
Or 338 (379, 420, 461) yards super bulky weight yarn
- Size US 13, 16” circular needle
- Size US 15 & 19, 24” circular needles
- Size US 19, 32” circular needle
The Elora Slouchy Toque Materials:
- 2 skeins Malabrigo Rasta, photo in color Whole Grain
Or 98-120 yards super bulky weight yarn
- Size US 13, 16” circular & double point needles
Shop over 80 colors of Malabrigo Rasta at woolandcompany.com or view the colors in person at our shop in South Elgin, IL. The sweater would also be fabulous knit in one of our other super bulky yarns such as Manos del Uruguay Franca, Hedgehog Fibres Super Bulky or Cascade Magnum.
The Wool & Co. Team